The clash between Bolivia and Venezuela taking place at the Mineirao in Belo Horizonte can take one of these two to the knockout stage of Copa America. This is why both teams are going to be extremely motivated in this game. So, who’s going to be the happier side when the ref blows the final whistle? Find it out in the Bolivia vs Venezuela prediction and betting tips!
This team has zero points after two rounds, but there’s still a chance they could get to the knockouts if they finish in the third place in the group. The thing is that two third-placed teams with most points will get to play in the knockouts. This means that there’s still hope for Bolivia. But, for that, they need to beat Venezuela.
Unfortunately, winning against their neighbors does not seem like an easy job. It’s not that Venezuela are much better than Bolivia; it’s that Bolivia are very poor when it comes to scoring. They did score one against Peru in the previous round, but it came from a penalty kick.
Not only are they poor when it comes to scoring, but they’re even worse when it comes to defending. In each of the games they played so far at the Copa America 2019, they allowed as a total of three goals. However, our Bolivia vs Venezuela prediction is that they won’t allow that many goals this time.
But, they can’t just defend in this match because a draw won’t take them to the 3rd place. They will have to open up and rush toward Venezuela’s goal. Their attackers aren’t very good, but neither are Venezuela’s defenders.
With two points so far, they just mustn’t let Bolivia beat them and they’ll get to the quarter-finals as one of the two best-ranked third-place teams. And there’s another way to get to the knockouts – if they beat Bolivia, they could get to one of the two top spots in the group. But, which one? Well, it depends on how the game between Peru and Brazil is going to end.
If it ends in a draw, a big win over Bolivia would put Venezuela on top of the group. If the Peru vs Brazil game finishes with either side winning, Venezuela would get to the second spot with a win over Bolivia. All of these scenarios seem awesome for this team, but they still need to play well on Saturday evening.
They’ve already shown the world they know how to defend, but can they score? So far, they haven’t shown us that. Both of their previous matches finished 0:0. But, to be frank, in those two games, Venezuela had their own goal in their minds. They didn’t care about attacking too much. After all, they were facing Brazil and Peru.
But, now, they’re facing Bolivia, a team they hammered the last time they met. It was the World Cup qualification in 2018 and the score was 5:0 for Venezuela. The same might not happen this weekend, but our Bolivia vs Venezuela betting tips are that we’re going to see Venezuela scoring at least once.
Lampe – Haquin, Jusino, Bejarano, Bejarano – Justiniano, Saucedo, Saavedra, Chumacero, Castro – Martins
Farrinez – Osorio, Vilanueva, Rosales, Hernandez – Machis, Rincon, Moreno, Herrera, Murillo – Rondon
Bolivia vs Venezuela Prediction
Even though Bolivia scored only one goal so far and Venezuela are still goalless, we’re probably going to see some goals here. Bolivia will have to attack, which will leave their goal vulnerable. And that means goals on both sides.
Bolivia vs Venezuela Betting Tips
- BTS @2.10 (William Hill)